Marsden, David


Professor David Marsden  

Department

Position held

Department of Management

Centre for Economic Performance (CEP)

Associate, Labour Markets Research Programme

Employment Relations and Organisational Behaviour (EROB) (Department of Management)

Professor of Industrial Relations

Experience keywords:

comparative industrial relations and human resource management; development of international comparisons of HR practices (using linked employer-employee micro data sets); performance management and pay for performance; theory of the employment relationship

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Professor Marsden's expertise lies in employment relations in western Europe and the link between pay systems and performance. He is currently working on the effects of pay inequalities and HR management practices on economic performance in the EU and on the effectiveness of performance related pay in the British public services, notably in schools.

Languages:

French [Spoken: Fluent, Written: Fluent]; German [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]; Italian [Spoken: Intermediate, Written: Basic]

Media experience:

RadioTV

Contact Points

LSE phone number:

+44 (0)20 7955 7031

Publications

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2014

Marsden, David (2014) Teachers and performance pay in 2014: first results of a survey CEP Working Paper, 2140. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2013

Marsden, David (2013) Individual voice in employment relationships: a comparison under different forms of workplace representation Industrial Relations: a Journal of Economy and Society, 52 (S1). 221-258. ISSN 1468-232X

2012

Magda, Iga and Marsden, David and Moriconi, Simone (2012) Collective agreements, wages, and firms' cohorts: evidence from Central Europe Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 65 (3). 607-629. ISSN 0019-7939

2011

Marsden, David and Moriconi, Simone (2011) The impact of employee well-being policies and sickness absence on workplace performance Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, 18. 115-152. ISSN 0742-6186

Marsden, David, ed (2011) Employment in the lean years: policy and prospects for the next decade Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780199605439

2010

Marsden, David (2010) The paradox of performance-related pay systems: why do we keep adopting them in the face of evidence that they fail to motivate? In: Hood, Christopher and Margetts, Helen and 6, Perri, (eds.) Paradoxes of Modernization: Unintended Consequences of Public Policy Reforms. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 185-202. ISBN 9780199573547

Marsden, David and Belfield, Richard (2010) Institutions and the management of human resources: incentive pay systems in France and Great Britain British Journal of Industrial Relations, 48 (2). 235-283. ISSN 0007-1080

Marsden, David (2010) The end of national models in employment relations? CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP0998. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David (2010) The growth of extended 'entry tournaments' and the decline of institutionalised occupational labour markets in Britain CEP Discussion Paper, No. 989. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2009

Marsden, David (2009) Conclusion: pour un dialogue entre économistes et sociologues sur la précarisation In: Appay, Beatrice and Jeffreys, Steve, (eds.) Restructurations, Précarisation, Valeurs. Éditions Octarès, Toulouse, France.

Marsden, David and Belfield, Richard (2009) Institutions and the management of human resources: incentive pay systems in France and Great Britain CEP Discussion Papers, 941. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Osterman, Paul and Auer, Peter and Gautie, Jerome and Marsden, David (2009) Discussion: A new labour economics? Socio-Economic Review, 7 (4). 695-726. ISSN 1475-1461

Marsden, David and Moriconi, Simone (2009) ‘The value of rude health’: employees’ well being, absence and workplace performance CEP Discussion Papers, 919. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David and Moriconi, Simone (2009) The value of rude health: employees' well being, absence and workplace performance CEP Discussion Papers, CEPDP0919. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David (2009) The paradox of performance related pay systems: ‘why do we keep adopting them in the face of evidence that they fail to motivate?’ CEP Discussion Papers, 946. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David and Cañibano, Almudena (2009) Participation in organisations: economic approaches CEP Discussion Papers, 945. Centre for Analysis of Social Exclusion, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2008

Marsden, David (2008) 'Project-based employment' and models of the employment contract In: Ester, Peter and Muffels, Ruud and Schippers, Joop and Wilthagen, Ton, (eds.) Innovating European Labour Markets: Dynamics and Perspectives. Edward Elgar Publishing Ltd, Cheltenham, 133-162. ISBN 9781848440074

Marsden, David and Moriconi, Simone (2008) The value of rude health London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2007

Marsden, David (2007) Koyō shisutamu no rouri-shakai teki tayō-sei no hikaku seido bunseki NTT Publishing Company, Tokyo, Japan. ISBN 9784757121645

Marsden, David (2007) Labour market segmentation in Britain: the decline of occupational labour markets and the spread of ‘entry tournaments' Économies et Sociétés, 28. 965-998. ISSN 0013-0567

Marsden, David (2007) Individual employee voice: renegotiation and performance management in public services International Journal of Human Resource Management, 18 (7). 1263-1278. ISSN 0958-5192

Belfield, Richard and Benhamou, Salima and Marsden, David (2007) Incentive pay systems and the management of human resources in France and Great Britain 796. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2006

Marsden, David and Belfield, Richard (2006) Pay for performance where output is hard to measure: the case of performance pay for school teachers Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations, 15. 1-34. ISSN 0742-6186

Marsden, David (2006) Individual employee voice: renegotiation and performance management in public services 752. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David and Belfield, Richard (2006) Pay for performance where output is hard to measure : the case of performance pay for school teachers In: Kaufman, Bruce E. and Lewin, David, (eds.) Advances in Industrial and Labor Relations. JAI Press, London, UK, 1-34. ISBN 9780762313860

Marsden, David and Belfield, Richard (2006) Pay for performance where output is hard to measure: the case of performance pay for school teachers 747. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2005

Marsden, David and Belfield, Richard (2005) Unions and performance related pay: what chance of a procedural justice role? In: Fernie, Sue and Metcalf, David, (eds.) Trade Unions: Resurgence or Demise. The future of trade unions in Britain. Routledge, New York, USA, 138-161. ISBN 0415284112

Belfield, Richard and Marsden, David (2005) In brief: performance pay for teachers: is it working? Centrepiece, 10 (2). 14-15. ISSN 1362-3761

Marsden, David (2005) In brief: pay inequalities and economic performance Centrepiece, 10 (1). 22-22. ISSN 1362-3761

Marsden, David (2005) Performance related pay for government employees: an overview of OECD countries OECD, Paris, France. ISBN 9789264007536

Belfield, Richard and Marsden, David (2005) Performance pay for teachers: linking individual and organisational level targets 703. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2004

Marsden, David (2004) Labor institutions, risk sharing, and wage inequality: a comment on Blau and Kahn Comparative Labor Law and Policy, 23 (4). 101-106. ISSN 1095-6654

Marsden, David (2004) The role of performance-related pay in renegotiating the "effort bargain": the case of the British public service Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 57 (3). 350-370. ISSN 0019-7939

Marsden, David (2004) Unions and procedural justice : an alternative to the 'common rule' In: Verma, Anil and Kochan, Thomas A., (eds.) Unions in the 21st Century : an International Perspective. Palgrave Macmillan, Basingstoke, UK, 130-145. ISBN 140393505X

Marsden, David (2004) The 'network economy' and models of the employment contract British Journal of Industrial Relations, 42 (4). 659-684. ISSN 0007-1080

Marsden, David (2004) Employment systems: workplace HRM strategies and labor institutions In: Kaufman, Bruce E., (ed.) Theoretical Perspectives on Work and the Employment Relationship. Industrial Relations Research Association series. Cornell University Press, Champaign, IL., USA, 77-104. ISBN 0913447889

Marsden, David (2004) Value for money Centrepiece, 9 (1). 14-19. ISSN 1362-3761

Marsden, David (2004) The ‘network economy’ and models of the employment contract British Journal of Industrial Relations, 42 (4). 659-684. ISSN 1467-8543

Marsden, David (2004) Unions and procedural justice: an alternative to the 'common rule' 613. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David (2004) The 'network economy' and models of the employment contract: psychological, economic and legal 620. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Belfield, Richard and Marsden, David (2004) Unions, performance-related pay and procedural justice: the case of classroom teachers 660. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2003

Marsden, David (2003) Central public services: the United Kingdom UE15 2003. Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

Marsden, David (2003) Private security: the United Kingdom European First sectoral study UE15 2003: Private Security. Université Catholique de Louvain, Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium.

Belfield, Richard and Marsden, David (2003) Performance pay, monitoring environments, and establishment performance International Journal of Manpower, 24 (4). 452-471. ISSN 0143-7720

Marsden, David (2003) Adapting European labour institutions to global economic and technical change In: Touffut, Jean-Phillipe, (ed.) Institutions, Innovation and Growth: Selected Economic Papers. Edward Elgar/Saint-Gobain Centre for Economic Studies, Cheltenham, UK, 45-67. ISBN 9781843765271

Marsden, David (2003) Renegotiating performance: the role of performance pay in renegotiating the effort bargain 578. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2002

Marsden, David (2002) National vocational qualifications, modern apprenticeship and the revival of intermediate skills in Britain 127. Japan Institute of Labour, Tokyo, Japan.

Marsden, David (2002) Pour un individualisme méthodologique à composante sociale et à rationalité limitée Sociologie et Sociétés, 34 (1). 113-116. ISSN 0038-030X

Marsden, David (2002) Can reform of the employment relationship help create jobs? In: Argandoña, Antonio and Gual, Jordi, (eds.) The Social Dimensions of Employment: Institutional Reforms in Labour Markets. Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK, 28-44. ISBN 1843760703

Marsden, David and French, Stephen (2002) Performance pay in the United Kingdom: the case of the inland revenue service In: Brown, Michelle and Heywood, John S., (eds.) Paying for Performance : an International Comparison. Issues in work and human resources. M.E. Sharpe Inc., New York, USA, 115-147. ISBN 0765607522

Belfield, Richard and Marsden, David (2002) Matchmaking: the influence of monitoring environments on the effectiveness of performance pay systems CEPDP, 543. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK. ISBN 0753015641

French, Stephen and Kubo, Katsuyuki and Marsden, David (2002) Why does performance pay de-motivate: financial incentives versus performance appraisal In: Hanami, Tadashi, (ed.) Universal Wisdom Through Globalisation: Selected Papers From the 12th Iira World Congress, Tokyo. Japan Institute of Labour Report (9). Japan Institute of Labour, Tokyo, Japan.

2001

Marsden, David (2001) L'adaptation des institutions du marché du travail à la nouvelle donne économique In: Institutions et Croissance: Les Chances D'un Modèle Économique Européen. Albin Michel, Paris, France. ISBN 9782226130211

Marsden, David (2001) Employment-related collective bargaining in the 15 member states: the UK In: Spineux, Armand, (ed.) Employment: the Focus of Collective Bargaining in Europe. Presses Universitaires de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium, 413-422. ISBN 2930344040

Marsden, David (2001) Teachers and performance management: one year on (provisional results) CEP Working Paper, Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David (2001) Change in employment systems: do common international trends imply a common destination? Industrial and Labor Relations Review, 54 (3). 682-688. ISSN 0019-7939

Marsden, David (2001) The rate for the job: how can trade unions cope with performance-related pay? Centrepiece, 6 (3). 28-32. ISSN 1362-3761

Marsden, David and Stephenson, Hugh (2001) Labour law and social insurance in the new economy: a debate on the Supiot Report 500. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

French, Stephen and Kubo, Katsuyuki and Marsden, David (2001) Does performance pay de-motivate, and does it matter? 503. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

2000

Marsden, David (2000) Employment related collective bargaining in the UK Université de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

Marsden, David (2000) Preparing to perform Centrepiece, 5 (2). 16-21. ISSN 1362-3761

Marsden, David (2000) The institutional framework of industrial relations in the public sector in the UK Université de Louvain, Louvain-La-Neuve, Belgium.

Marsden, David (2000) A theory of job regulation, the employment relationship, and the organisation of labour institutions Industrielle Beziehungen, 7 (4). 320-347. ISSN 0943-2779

Marsden, David and Sadowski, Dieter and French, Stephen and Wagner, Karin (2000) Performance related pay and the public services: a comparison of recent approaches to reform in Germany and Great Britain Anglo-German Foundation for the Study of Industrial Society, London, UK. ISBN 1900834219

French, Stephen and Kubo, Katsuyuki and Marsden, David (2000) Why does performance pay de-motivate: financial incentives versus performance appraisal 476. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David (2000) Teachers before the 'threshold' 454. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1999

Marsden, David (1999) Breaking the link Centrepiece, 4 (3). 20-23. ISSN 1362-3761

Marsden, David (1999) A fair deal? The pitfalls of performance pay Report (the Magazine of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers). ISSN 1369-5134

Marsden, David (1999) Theory of employment systems: micro-foundations of societal diversity Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK. ISBN 9780198294221

1998

Marsden, David and Silvestre, Jean-Jacques and Gazier, Bernard, eds (1998) Repenser l’économie du travail: de l’effet d’entreprise à l’effet sociétal Octarès Entreprises, Toulouse, France. ISBN 9782906769441

Marsden, David and French, Stephen (1998) What a performance: performance related pay in the public services Centre for Economic Performance special papers, CEPSP10. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1997

French, Stephen and Marsden, David (1997) Taxing performance Centrepiece, 2 (2). ISSN 1362-3761

1996

Marsden, David (1996) Employment policy implications of new management systems Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 10 (1). 17-61. ISSN 1121-7081

1995

Marsden, David (1995) Deregulation or cooperation? The future of Europe's labour markets Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, Specia. S67-S91. ISSN 1121-7081

Marsden, David (1995) The impact of industrial relations practices on employment and unemployment 240. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

Marsden, David (1995) Management practices and unemployment 241. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1994

Marsden, David (1994) Industrial change, 'competencies', and labour markets European Journal of Vocational Training (1). 15-22. ISSN 0378-5068

Marsden, David (1994) Mercados de trabajo: límites sociales de las nuevas teorías Informes y estudios, 8. Ministero del Trabajo y de la Seguridad Social, Madrid, Spain. ISBN 9788474348460

Marsden, David (1994) Regulation vs de-regulation: which route for Europe's labour market Economic Report, 8. Employment Policy Institute, London, UK.

Marsden, David (1994) Public service pay determination and pay systems in OECD countries Public Management Occasional Papers, 2. OECD, Paris, France. ISBN 9789264141599

Marsden, David, ed (1994) The remuneration of nursing personnel: an international perspective International Labour Organization, International Labour Office, Geneva, Switzerland. ISBN 9789221087397

Marsden, David and Richardson, Ray (1994) Performing for pay?: the effects of 'merit pay' on motivation in a public service British Journal of Industrial Relations, 32 (2). 243-261. ISSN 1467-8543

1992

Marsden, David, ed (1992) Pay and employment in the new Europe Edward Elgar, Cheltenham, UK. ISBN 9781852785642

Marsden, David and Richardson, Ray (1992) Motivation and performance related pay in the public sector: a case study of the Inland Revenue CEP discussion paper, 75. Centre for Economic Performance, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK.

1991

Marsden, David, ed (1991) The future of European wage and labour cost statistics Eurostat, Luxembourg. ISBN 9282634507

Marsden, David and Ryan, Paul (1991) The structuring of youth pay and employment in six industrial economies In: Ryan, Paul and Garonna, Paolo and Edwards, Richard C., (eds.) The Problem of Youth: the Regulation of Youth Employment and Training in Advanced Economies. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 82-114. ISBN 033349380X

Marsden, David and Germe, Jean-François (1991) Young people and entry paths to long-term jobs in France and Great Britain In: Ryan, Paul and Garonna, Paolo and Edwards, Richard C., (eds.) The Problem of Youth: the Regulation of Youth Employment and Training in Advanced Economies. Palgrave Macmillan, London, UK, 179-199. ISBN 033349380X

1990

Marsden, David (1990) Marchés du travail: limites sociales des nouvelles théories Economica , Paris, France. ISBN 2717817565

Marsden, David (1990) United Kingdom In: Sengenberger, Werner and Loveman, G. (Gary) and Piore, Michael J., (eds.) The Re-Emergence of Small Enterprises: Industrial Restructuring in Industrialised Countries. International Institute for Labour Studies, Geneva, Switzerland, 223-260. ISBN 9290144653

Marsden, David (1990) Rules, groups, and labour markets Journal of Behavioral Economics, 19 (3). 305-319. ISSN 0090-5720

Eyraud, Francois and Marsden, David and Silvestre, Jean-Jacques (1990) Occupational and internal labour markets in Britain and France International Labour Review, 129 (4). 501-518. ISSN 0020-7780

Marsden, David and Thompson, Marc (1990) Flexibility agreements and their significance in the increase in productivity in British manufacturing since 1980 Work, Employment and Society, 4 (1). 83-104. ISSN 1469-8722

1989

Marsden, David (1989) Occupations: the influence of the unemployment situation In: Molle, Willem and van Mourik, Aad, (eds.) Wage Differentials in the European Community: Convergence or Divergence?. Aldershot, Avebury, UK, 105-139. ISBN 0566070987

Marsden, David and Ryan, Paul (1989) Statistical tests for the universality of youth employment mechanisms in segmented labour markets International Review of Applied Economics, 3 (2). 148-169. ISSN 0269-2171

1988

Marsden, David (1988) Short-run wage flexibility and labour market adaptation in Western Europe Labour: Review of Labour Economics and Industrial Relations, 2 (1). 31-54. ISSN 1121-7081

Kane, Elimane and Marsden, David (1988) The future of trade unionism in industrialised market economies: synthesis report Labour and Society, 13 (2). 109-124. ISSN 0378-5408

1987

Marsden, David (1987) Collective bargaining and industrial adjustment in Britain, France, Italy and West Germany In: Duchene, Francois and Shepherd, Geoffrey, (eds.) Managing Industrial Change in Western Europe. Frances Pinter, London, UK, 178-209. ISBN 0861872819

Marsden, David (1987) Konets ekonomicheskogo cheloveka? traditsii I konkurentsiia na rynkakh truda 1873. Institute for Scientific Information about the Social Sciences, Moscow, Russia.

1986

Marsden, David (1986) The end of economic man?: custom and competition in labour markets Wheatsheaf Books, Brighton, UK. ISBN 9780745000428

Marsden, David and Morris, Timothy and Willman, Paul and Wood, Stephen (1986) The car industry: labour relations and industrial adjustment Social Science Paperbooks, 313. Routledge, London, UK. ISBN 9780422795500

1984

Marsden, David and Legg, Wilfrid and Redlbacher, Lydia and Reid, Magdalena, eds (1984) Working time statistics: methods and measurement in the European community Statistical Office of the European Communities, Luxembourg. ISBN 9789282539392

Marsden, David and Redlbacher, Lydia, eds (1984) Guide to sources of wages statistics in the European Community Statistical Office of the European Communities, Luxembourg. ISBN 9282548325

1983

Marsden, David (1983) Wage structure In: Bain, George Sayers, (ed.) Industrial Relations in Britain: Past Trends and Future Developments. Blackwell, Oxford, UK, 178-209. ISBN 0631132953

1981

Saunders, Christopher and Marsden, David (1981) Pay inequalities in the European Community Butterworths European Studies. Butterworths, London, UK. ISBN 9780408107273

Marsden, David (1981) Collective bargaining and positive adjustment policies MAS/WP3(81)4. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, Paris, France.

Marsden, David (1981) Industrial democracy, job regulation and internal labour markets In: Diefenbacher, Hans and Nutzinger, Hans G, (eds.) Mitbestimmungs: Probleme und Perspektiven Der Empirische Forschung. Campus Verlag, Frankfurt-am-Main, Germany, 359-372. ISBN 3593328356

Marsden, David (1981) The evolution of household income for different social groups in the UK since 1966 Brussels Economic Review / Cahiers Economiques de Bruxelles, 24 (90). 187-201. ISSN 0008-0195

Marsden, David (1981) Innovative processes and international comparisons: the case of some recent developments in industrial democracy in Western Europe Revue Internationale de Sociologie - Serie Ii, 17 (1). 37-47. ISSN 0390-6701

1979

Saunders, Christopher and Marsden, David (1979) A six-country comparison of the distribution of industrial earnings in the 1970s Royal Commission on the Distribution of Income and Wealth, 8. TSO, London, UK. ISBN 9780117301207

1978

Marsden, David (1978) Industrial democracy and industrial control in West Germany, France and Great Britain Research Paper 4. Department of Employment, London, UK.

Marsden, David (1978) Shop stewards, vertrauensleute, et délégués du personnel / Shop stewards in Great Britain, West Germany and France Après-demain: Journal Mensuel de Documentation Politique. ISSN 0003-7176

1977

Saunders, Christopher and Mukherjee, Santos and Marsden, David and Donaldson, Alison (1977) Winners and losers: pay patterns in the 1970s Political and Economic Planning (PEP), 570. PEP, London, UK. ISBN 9780853741572

1976

Marsden, David (1976) Aspects of company organization and industrial democracy: a discussion paper Discussion paper, Department of Employment, London, UK.

1975

Marsden, David (1975) Towards a macro-social approach to the theory of the formation of wage and salary structure Document de Travail, Laboratoire d’Économie et de Sociologie du Travail (CNRS), Aix-en-Provence, France.


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